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Belgium

This category covers questions about Belgium, officially known as the Kingdom of Belgium. In 1830, Belgium revolted against the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and declared independence. The capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Asked in Belgium, Questions en Francais, Brussels

Quelle est la capitale de la Belgique?

Bruxelles est la capitale de la Belgique.
Asked in Geography, Belgium, Mountains

How many mountains does Belgium have?

This is a list of all the hills and mountains in Belgium: Signal DE Botrange (694 m) Baraque Michel (674 m) Baraque DE Fraiture (652 m) Mont-Rigi (610 m) Massif DE Saint-Hubert (589 m) plateau DE Recogne-Bastogne (569m) Côte DE Stockeu (506 m) Croix Scaille (505 m) Vaalserberg (323 m) Kemmelberg (159 m) Pottelberg (157 m) Mont st-Aubert (149 m) Kluisberg (141 m) Pellenberg (106 m) Koppenberg (77 m) Beerzelberg (52 m) Wolvenberg (51 m) Hoge Blekker (35 m) These probably are the Dutch names. ...
Asked in Belgium

What is Belgium's national dish?

Mussels and chips with mayonnaise. Its not disgusting/ weird its just different. ...
Asked in Belgium

How long does it take to drive across belgium?

from north to south 4 hours
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Belgium

What languages are spoken in Belgium?

There are 3 official languages in Belgium: Dutch, French and German. Dutch is spoken by 60% of the people, living in the Northern Flemish region. French is spoken by 40% of the people, living in the Southern Walloon region. German is spoken in a small part in Eastern Wallonia. Most people speak at least one foreign language since everyone learns the second major language on school from (at least) the age of 10. German is spoken by less than 1% of the Belgians, living...
Asked in Languages and Cultures, Belgium

What are the official religions in Belgium?

Belgium is a predominantly secular country, and it has no official religion. There is a strong influence from the Roman Catholic church, and many other religions are also practiced. ...
Asked in Citizenship and Marriage, Immigration, Belgium

Can an illegal immigrant get married in belgium?

In theory yes I think. In reality it will be refused because there will be an investigation if it is a real marriage of love or a marriage to get papers. ...
Asked in Belgium

Belgian cities on the river scheldt?

The most important one is of course Antwerp (or Antwerpen in Dutch). It is one of the bigger harbours in Europe. It is the latest Belgian city on the Scheldt, from there on it flows further in The Netherlands, where it is big enough for the biggest sea-ships. Second one (and for me the most beautiful one) is Ghent (Gent). Some others are Tournai, Oudenaarde, Dendermonde. Try Hoboken ...
Asked in Belgium, Netherlands

What is the continent on which the Netherlands and Belgium are located?

Belgium and the Netherlands are located on the continent called Europe. Netherlands is located in the continent of Europe Europe ...
Asked in Belgium

What were other important dates in Belgium?

Other then what? Anyway... 1384, 1482, 1555, 1609, 1714, 1790, 1793, 1795, 1815, 1830, 1831, 1839, 1880, 1909, 1914, 1918, 1925, 1934, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1960, 1962, 1970, 1980, 1988-'89 1384: the Low Countries (Belgium (+Artois and Picardie), the Netherlands, Luxemburg) are united under one crown for the first time, what we call now Flanders and Wallonia have been in one nation ever since. 1482: Mary of Burgundy falls of her horse without heir, she is however married with Maximillian of Habsburg of...
Asked in Belgium, Luxembourg

Is Luxembourg part of Belgium?

No. They are two independent and neighbouring countries.
Asked in Belgium, Brussels

What is the absolute location of Brussels Belgium?

50 degrees 50 minutes 48 seconds N 4 degrees 21 minutes 9 seconds E
Asked in Business & Finance, History of Europe, Belgium, London

What name is given to a member of Lloyd's of London who commits capital to syndicates but has no control over business?

'NAME' SOUNDS STRANGE I KNOW BUT TEAMS UP WITH 'SAKE' FROM THE HERCULIS CROSSWORD. FOUND ON LLOYD'S OF LONDON WEBSITE ...
Asked in History of Africa, Belgium, Congo Democratic Republic

Who was King Leopold II?

# Leopold II or Leopold Lodewijk Filips Maria Victor (Dutch) (April 9, 1835December 17, 1909) was King of the Belgians. Born the second (but eldest surviving) son of Leopold I, he succeeded his father to the throne in 1865 and remained king until his death. He was the brother of Empress Carlota of Mexico and first cousin to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. Outside Belgium, he is chiefly remembered as the founder and sole owner of the Congo Free State, a private...
Asked in Belgium, Brussels

What are the geographical coordinates of brussels?

50°51′0″N 4°21′0″E
Asked in Belgium, Brussels

Does Brussels have a Red Light District?

Yes, Brussels does have a red light district very similar to Amsterdam in appearance located one block north of Brussels Nord train station. It only encompasses one long street, as opposed to Amsterdam's labrynth of alleys and canals filled with windowgirls. A standard 'session' costs €40 in Brussels, compared to €50 in Amsterdam. ...
Asked in Belgium

Why was the atomium built?

because Belgium wanted to promote peace
Asked in Belgium

What are the capital resources of Belgium?

engineering and metal products, motor vehicle assembly, transportation equipment, scientific instruments, processed food and beverages, chemicals, basic metals, textiles, glass, petroleum . Just kidding. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Belgium, Brussels

What is the capital of Belgium?

The capital of Belgium is Brussels. In French, it is Bruxelles; in Flemish, it is Brussel. ...
Asked in Belgium

What does it mean that all citizens of Belgium are compelled by law to vote?

From the age of 18 on in Belgium, citizens have to vote. Compelled by law means that individuals have no choice except to show up and vote (for someone on the ballot). ...
Asked in Belgium

What is Belgium's national flower?

Belgium does not have a national flower, foreigners commonly say the poppy and the Lilly-of-the-valley are the Belgian national flowers but that's a misconception. It's not because in Flanders Fields states Flanders poppies, but they are considered weeds, and there is a tradition to give Lilly-of-the-valley's to women in may that that makes these flowers the national flowers. ...
Asked in Belgium, Greece, Flight Times

How long is the flight from Greece to Belgium?

The flight times varies according to the speed of the flight. If the flight is flying at a faster speed then the times may change. We are providing you with standard flight timings. The flight time for the above mentioned trip is.3hours 25mins ...